ERIC Number: ED419104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Diversified Cooperative Training. Diversified Cooperative Health Occupations. Manual of Operation.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
This manual is designed to assist school personnel, employers, parents/guardians, and students in understanding the policies and procedures required to operate effective diversified cooperative training (DCT) and diversified cooperative health occupations (DCHO) programs. Chapter I describes DCT/DCHO programs, their structure, types of program organization, and physical facilities. Chapter II addresses briefly student and instructor/coordinator schedules. Chapter III covers certification/licensure for DCT and DCHO instructors and professional development. Chapters IV-V provide overviews of course of study, occupational competency analysis profile and vocational unit funding through the Educational Management Information System. Chapters VI-VIII focus on the student: selection, enrollment process, and job placement (state and federal minor labor laws, instructor/coordinator and job supervisor responsibilities, training agreement, training plan, and evaluation). Chapter IX discusses coordination and extended service and lists appropriate coordination activities and types of extended service. Chapters X-XVII cover the following aspects of DCT and DCHO programs: program evaluation; record keeping; advisory committees; public relations; vocational student organization; agency coordination; vocational education planning districts; and state staff. Appendixes include definitions and sample program forms. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.